Vancity Credit Union

Vancity Credit Union

June 07, 2013 19:55 ET

Vancity's Values-Based Business Model Receives National Awards

- Vancity ranked #1 best corporate citizen in Canada and among Canada's Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 7, 2013) - Vancity is at the top of the list when it comes to being named Canada's best corporate citizen and one of Canada's Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies. These accolades recognize Vancity nationally as a leader in providing member-focused financial services that result in economic, social and environmental outcomes.

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About Vancity

Vancity is a values-based financial co-operative serving the needs of its more than 492,000 member-owners and their communities through 57 branches in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria and Squamish. As Canada's largest community credit union, Vancity uses its $17.1 billion in assets to help improve the financial wellbeing of its members while at the same time helping to develop healthy, sustainable communities. Member deposits enable the credit union to loan to other members, businesses and organizations that are creating positive economic, social and environmental impact in their communities. In addition, since 1994 Vancity has given more than $238 million to members through dividends and to communities through grants and community investment initiatives. Vancity is a Living Wage employer and a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a network of the world's leading sustainable banks sharing a commitment to achieving triple-bottom-line impact through responsible banking practices.

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